Publications & Team

Current Research

He currently leads a team conducting a national study considering the relative effectiveness of the juvenile secure estate for the YJB as well as a study of EU drug markets and the national evaluation of the Offender Engagement Programme for the National Offender Management Service.

Background and Expertise

Paul has over 20 years' experience of researching criminal policy for a range of government departments and non-governmental organisations. In his early career he primarily conducted research on illicit drug use, drug using offender populations and the criminal justice system. More recently he has undertaken a range of projects looking at the quality and effectiveness of services within the criminal justice system and intervention targeted at offenders.

He is a member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs working group on poly drug use and the EMCDDA working group on drug law enforcement.

Publications

Drug Treatment and Testing Orders: Final Evaluation Report

  • Author(s) Turnbull, P. J., McSweeney, T., Webster, R., Edmunds, M. and Hough, M.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year2000
  • LocationLondon
  • Publisher/PublicationHome Office Research Study No. 212

Drug treatment in prison and aftercare

  • Author(s) Turnbull P. J.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year2000
  • LocationStrasbourg
  • Publisher/PublicationCouncil of Europe
  • Misc infoIn Drug Misusing Offenders in Prison and After Release

Serving Up: the Impact of Low Level Enforcement on Drug markets

  • Author(s) May, T., Harocopos, A., Turnbull, P. and Hough, M.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year2000
  • LocationLondon
  • Publisher/PublicationHome Office Research Series

Doing justice to treatment: Referring offenders to drug services

Drug Treatment and Testing Orders – Interim Evaluation

  • Author(s) Turnbull P. J.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year1999
  • LocationLondon
  • Publisher/PublicationHome Office Research Findings

An overview of demand reduction activity in the criminal justice system in the European Union

  • Author(s) Turnbull, P. J. and Webster, R.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year1998
  • LocationLondon
  • Publisher/PublicationDrugs, Education, Prevention and Policy. Vol.5 No.2

A review of South Essex Needle Exchange Services

  • Author(s) Turnbull, P. J., McSweeney, T., and Parson, J.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year1998
  • LocationEssex
  • Publisher/PublicationReport to South Essex Health Authority

Problematic drug and alcohol users in contact with the criminal justice system: A literature review and situation assessment in Harrow

  • Author(s)

    Turnbull, P. J.

  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year1998
  • LocationHarrow
  • Publisher/PublicationReport to Harrow Drug Action Team

A review of papers on prisons presented at XI International Conference on AIDS

  • Author(s) Turnbull, P. J.
  • SubjectCriminal justice agencies and services
  • Year1997
  • Publisher/PublicationAIDS Care, 9(1)

Demand Reduction Activities in the criminal justice system in the European Union

  • Author(s) Turnbull, P. J. and Webster, R.
  • SubjectDrugs, alcohol and crime
  • Year1997
  • LocationLisbon
  • Publisher/PublicationEMCDDA